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'1747' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN

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Type Coin
Title '1747' Machin's Mills Halfpenny, BN
Date 1747
Grade VG8
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 445
Denomination 1/2 P

1747 1/2 P Georgivs II, Machin's Mills Halfpenny, Vlack 1-47A, W-7660, R.5, VG8 NGC. Die alignment: 180?. Although a heavily circulated example of this variety, it is also rather choice, with smooth surfaces, a full date, and original coloration. Weakly struck in the center, as usual, most noticeably on the obverse. All features and legends are visible, even if soft. A very small planchet clip at 5 o'clock of the obverse lends the piece additional character. Listed on page 69 of the 2018 Guide Book. Ex: Capital Coin (1966); Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15259, realized $288. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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